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[Book] Qingkai Kong, Timmy Siauw, Alexandre M. Bayen. "Python Programming and Numerical Methods: A Guide for Engineers and Scientists" submitted to Elsevier

[Conference] Tao Ruan, Qingkai Kong, Qin Lv, Yawen Zhang and Sara K. McBride. "An Analysis of Twitter Responses to the 2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence"

[Journal] Sarina Patel, Qingkai Kong, Selim Gunay, Richard M Allen. "Structural Health Monitoring using the MyShake Global Smartphone Seismic Network"



[Journal] Jennifer Strauss, Qingkai Kong, Sharon Pothan, Stephen Thompson, Akie Mejia, Steven Allen, Sarina Petel, Richard M. Allen. "MyShake Citizen Seismologists help launch dual-use seismic network in California" Frontiers in Communication, 5:32. doi: 10.3389/fcomm.2020.00032 Link, reprint

[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Robert Martin-Short, Richard M. Allen. "Towards Earthquake Early Warning with MyShake Global Smartphone Seismic Network Part 2 - - Understanding MyShake performance around the world" Seismological Research Letters doi: 10.1785/0220190178 Link

[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Robert Martin-Short, Richard M. Allen. "Towards Earthquake Early Warning with MyShake Global Smartphone Seismic Network Part 1 - - Detection algorithm and simulation platform" Seismological Research Letters doi: 10.1785/0220190177 Link


[Journal] Richard M. Allen, Qingkai Kong, Robert Martin-Short. "The MyShake Platform: A global vision for earthquake early warning" Pure and Applied Geophysics, doi: 10.1007/s00024-019-02337-7. Link, reprint

[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Sarina Patel, Asaf Inbal, Richard M. Allen. "Assessing the sensitivity and accuracy of the MyShake smartphone seismic network to detect and characterize earthquakes" Seismological Research Letters, 90 (5): 1937–1949. doi: 10.1785/0220190097. Link, reprint

[Journal] Yijian Zhou, Han Yue, Qingkai Kong, Shiyong Zhou. "Hybrid Event Detection and Phase‐Picking Algorithm Using Convolutional and Recurrent Neural Networks" Seismological Research Letters, doi: 10.1785/0220180319. Link, reprint

[Journal] Asaf Inbal, Qingkai Kong, William Savran, Richard M. Allen. "On the Feasibility of Using the Dense MyShake Smartphone Array for Earthquake Location" Seismological Research Letters, 90 (3): 1209–1218. doi: 10.1785/0220180349. Link, reprint


[Conference] Qingkai Kong, Qin Lv, Richard M. Allen. "Earthquake Early Warning and Beyond: Systems Challenges in Smartphone-based Seismic Network", 20th International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile 2019) doi: 10.1145/3301293.3302377. Link, reprint.

[Journal] Kaylin Rochford, Jennifer Strauss, Qingkai Kong, Richard Allen. "MyShake: Using Human-Centered Design Methods to Promote Engagement in a Smartphone based Global Seismic Network", Frontiers Earth Science, doi: 10.3389/feart.2018.00237. Link, reprint

[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Asaf Inbal, Richard M. Allen, Qin Lv, Arno Puder. "Machine Learning Aspects in MyShake Global Smartphone Seismic Network", Seismological Research Letters, doi: 10.1785/0220180309. Link, reprint

[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Daniel T. Trugman, Zachary E. Ross, Michael J. Bianco, Brendan Meade, Peter Gerstoft. 2018, "Machine Learning in Seismology —Turning Data into Insights", Seismological Research Letters, doi: 10.1785/0220180259. Link, reprint

[Thesis] Qingkai Kong. May 2018, "MyShake – Building a global smartphone seismic network", University of California, Berkeley. reprint

[Conference] Qingkai Kong, Asaf Inbal, Richard M. Allen, Jennifer Strauss. 2018, "MyShake: Building a global smartphone earthquake early warning system", SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts, 4867-4871, doi: 10.1190/segam2018-2996624.1. Top 25 of 1090 papers, Link


[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Richard M. Allen, Julian Bunn, Monica Kohler, Thomas Heaton. 2017, "Structural Health Monitoring of Buildings Using Smartphone Sensors", Seismological Research Letters, 89(2A), doi:10.1785/0220170111. Link, reprint

[Article] Qingkai Kong, Richard M. Allen, Louis Schreier. 2017, "Seismic data from smartphones - MyShake: building a global smartphone seismic network ", Invited article for GeoStrata, reprint


[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Richard M. Allen, Louis Schreier. 2016, "MyShake: Initial Observations from a Global Smartphone Seismic Network", Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2016GL070955. Link, reprint

[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Richard M. Allen, Louis Schreier, and Young-Woo Kwon. 2016. "MyShake: A Smartphone Seismic Network for Earthquake Early Warning and beyond", Science Advances 2 (2): e1501055–e1501055. doi:10.1126/sciadv.1501055. Link, Paper Picked up by News, reprint


[Journal] Taira, Taka’Aki, Florent Brenguier, and Qingkai Kong. 2015. "Ambient Noise-Based Monitoring of Seismic Velocity Changes Associated with the 2014 M W 6.0 South Napa Earthquake", Geophysical Research Letters 42 (17): 6997–7004. doi:10.1002/2015GL065308. Link, reprint

[Conference] Qingkai Kong, Young-Woo Kwon, Louis Schreier, Steven Allen, Richard M. Allen, and Jennifer Strauss. 2015. "Smartphone-Based Networks for Earthquake Detection", In 2015 15th International Conference on Innovations for Community Services (I4CS), 1–8. IEEE. doi:10.1109/I4CS.2015.7294490. Link, Best presentation award, reprint


[Journal] Qingkai Kong, and Ming Zhao. 2012. "Evaluation of Earthquake Signal Characteristics for Early Warning", Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration 11 (3): 435–43. doi:10.1007/s11803-012-0133-1. Link, reprint


[Journal] Qingkai, Kong, and Zhao Ming. 2010. "Study on Algorithms in Earthquake Early Warning System", Journal of Catastrophology. S1: 305-308. (In Chinese) Link

[Conference] Ming Zhao, Qingkai Kong, and Atao Yu. 2010 "Development of Vibration Character Sensors", In 2010 Fifth European Workshop on Structral Health Monitoring: 1152 - 1157. Link